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Connected educator. What does that mean?

Connected educator. A term discussed a lot on Twitter. It even has a designated month. But, really… what does “connected educator” even mean? Every time I see it pop up in conversation I imagine a teacher plugged into a electrical outlet charging. 204 more words

Connected Educator

Get more out of professional development by focusing on deliverables


Many schools do a great job in giving teachers access to professional development. Some school have the teacher professional development calendar all planned out prior to the commencement of the school year and align teacher growth with the needs of the school and teacher goals. 288 more words

Education Leadership


The most powerful way of thinking about a teacher’s role is for teachers to see themselves as evaluators of their effects on students. – John Hattie…

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Great article on avoiding the "False Hustle" #Productivity

Another great article from Fast Company. Some thoughts on things we all do at work and how to avoid the “False Hustle”.

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Providing leadership training to middle managers in schools

Schools have a variety of leadership positions and it is essential that those who fill the middle management positions are provided with leadership training to be able to carry out their role effectively in support of the school, its students and its staff. 279 more words

Education Leadership

The Difference Between Compassion and Empathy in Customer Service…

Empathy in business is bound to ensure you find more results with potential customers than compassion alone.  Having spent over 5 years as a sounding board to customers in a contact center I know without doubt empathy wins. 451 more words


Why we need to pay attention to developing teacher efficacy

One of the greatest aspects of teaching is that there is a fair bit of freedom for teachers to choose their avenues for professional growth. With the increased availability of information there is greater opportunity for teachers to engage in their own… 381 more words

Professional Growth